Idle Hands Craft Ales: Brewer’s Spotlight: Malts Part 1

The first in a two part series on Malts, part 2 can be read by clicking here. These days, malt is often overshadowed by hops and yeast; but do not let that fool you into thinking that malt adds next to nothing. While beer is a balance of several ingredients, malt is often taken for ... Read More

Idle Hands Craft Ales: Brewer’s Spotlight: Malts Part 2

Malt: Part IIFlavors and Grains The second in a two part series on Malts, part 1 can be read by clicking here. Previously we discussed the difference between barley and malt. Barley is the natural form of the grain of choice for brewing. A malt is a modified grain, one that is tricked into thinking ... Read More

Steam Whistle Brewery: Denim on the Diamond

Good Beer Folks Blog Denim on the Diamond Kelowna’s biggest backyard bash is back for another sun-drenched, jean-clad year! Sponsored by Steam Whistle, Denim on the Diamond is here on August 31st. [read more] ... Read More

Draught Works: Voted 2019 Best Brewery and Best Brew in Missoula

MISSOULA! We are beyond humbled, and completely awestruck by the unending love and support you continue to pour into our little good hood brewery. We are immensely proud to announce that we’ve been voted by the people as Missoula’s Best Brewery AND Best Brew in the 2019 Best of Missoula, brought to you by the Missoulian! ... Read More

Beau’s: New Beau’s Mix arriving in stores August 15

Wag the Wolf white I.P.A. and Night Märzen amber lager are new releases in 4x 473 ml seasonal mixer of Beau’s beers; will also be sold singly in 473 ml cansThe Beau’s Mix (Fall Edition) hits Ontario LCBO and grocery shelves this month, with a new selection of returning favourites. Leading the pack is Wag ... Read More

John Martin: World Beer Challenge 2019 : 8 awards !

The World Beer Challenge 2019 has just come to an end in Estoril (Portugal). This major competition selects the world’s best beers – 31 countries represented – in several categories: fruit beers, amber or traditional beers. A gold medal for ‘Timmermans Guinness’ Lambic & Stout In 2018, Timmermans – the world’s oldest Lambic brewery, and ... Read More